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    Question Shocks?

    Hi All

    Noticed recently when ever I go over a bump or uneven road there appears to be a thudding sound from the rear, is this a sign that the shocks are worn or totally gone?

    How much we looking for a garage to replace the pair?

    Thanks in advance

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    more than likely its going to be your banna arms making the thudding noise..

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    There is no way of really knowing until the car is put up on a ramp and the rear suspension is fully examined
    Even then it may not be possible to find the cause, until the part completely fails

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanky659 View Post
    more than likely its going to be your banna arms making the thudding noise..
    Sounds expensive! May take it to one of the F1 Autocentres and ask them to check it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanky659 View Post
    more than likely its going to be your banna arms making the thudding noise..


    Go to your car and slide your hands over the top of the rear tyre, grab the back of the tyre now pull back and forward if you start to hear a clunk as you rock it back and forward the upper arm bush has gone. Do both sides like this.

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